2015 Green Building
Economic Impact Study

Prepared by Booz Allen Hamilton for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

By 2018, green construction will directly contribute 1.1 million jobs. Of that, LEED will be responsible for directly contributing 386,000 jobs.


    The report quantifies the economic impact of green building and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) construction. Impacts are measured in gross domestic product (GDP), jobs, labor earnings, individual states’ tax contributions and environmental asset indicators at both the national and state levels. 


    View our infographic to see what a big economic impact LEED and green building are creating.


    The trajectory of the green building sector of the U.S. construction industry is slated for expansive growth. To date, green building has created millions of jobs and contributed hundreds of billions of dollars to the U.S. economy. Not surprisingly, LEED is a pivotal contributor to this total impact. 

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